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Manchester United fans delighted with Luke Shaw's performance vs Leicester City

12 August, 2018, 01:52 | Author: Heidi Alvarez

United failed to sign any of Mourinho's centre-back targets, and there were some withering comments in the aftermath of the 2-1 win.

The French World Cup victor has an uneasy relationship with his manager Mourinho, with Pogba's agent Mina Raiola desperate to move him to Barcelona.

Pogba resisted the pleas of Sanchez to take the spot-kick and after a prolonged stuttering run up, dispatched his shot into the top corner giving Kasper Schmeichel no chance to repeat his penalty saving heroics at the World Cup for Denmark. "You have to know one thing - a player that gets chosen and is happy, you always feel more comfortable than when he's not happy" said Pogba.

After a summer spent continually lamenting his lot at Manchester United, Jose Mourinho was relatively chipper in his post-match interview with Sky Sports.

Claude Puel accused Leicester of lacking a clinical edge as they slipped to an opening-day Premier League defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.

"I have the foundations to do that here with the manager and my team-mates at Manchester United". He scored in the final against Croatia and earned praise after the tournament when a video from inside the French dressing room revealed his inspiring team talk before facing Argentina in the round of 16.

Scholes said the club has undoubtedly brought in talented managers, but they still lack the edge when it matters the most. "Everybody was on the same page".

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Sources have told ESPN FC that Barcelona and Juventus are both interested in signing the midfielder after Mourinho claimed the £89 million man had played well for France during the World Cup because he was fully focused on his football.

"So, obviously it's easier to go and speak and express yourself, and we went for an objective and the big one was to win".

"It's a different team, obviously".

"I still enjoying playing football, I still love football and I still give my best with the team, for the team".

This was backed up by the fact Pogba was made captain for the match last night.

That's not surprising, because I know from experience that everyone is a bit rusty for the first game back. I love the club.

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